Common Read

Your First-Year Seminar will participate in the campus-wide discussion prompted by Arcadia's 2021-22 Common Read selection, a book chosen for its ability to generate critical conversations about social justice in the United States.
Mira Jacob's Good Talk book cover

Good Talk
Mira Jacob

“How brown is too brown?”
“Can Indians be racist?”
“What does real love between really different people look like?”

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First-year students will discuss Good Talk with your First-Year Seminar and introductory English class, and have the opportunity to meet (and get your book signed by) Mira on Wednesday, October 6, when she visits Arcadia's campus. The rest of the campus community is invited to join the first-year students to hear Mira Jacob speak at 7:00 pm by reserving a ticket here (first year students only need to show their student ID and do not need a ticket).

First-year students are also eligible to submit questions for Q&A with Mira Jacob, and 10 students will be chosen to ask their questions live on October 6.  Submit your question here by Tuesday, September 28.

You can also enter the Common Read Essay Contest and win a cash prize! First-year students are eligible to enter this contest, and can submit written, photo, or video essays. Submit your entry here. The submission deadline is October 10. 

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